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BMW s 5-liter V10 beat out entries from Mercedes AMG and Toyota to win the International Engine of the Year award, by a panel of motoring journalists from around the world. BMW's 507hp, Formula One-inspired ten banger, which lurks under the hood of the company's newest M5 and M6 models also won for Best New Engine, Best Performance and Best Above 4-liter categories.

Presentation 2005 [International Engine of the Year Awards]

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